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Zen Meditation and talk on Komuso Zen and Shakuhachi Performance by Preston Houser
Monday June 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guest Speaker Preston Houser, Shakuhachi master and long-time Kyoto resident, will perform after speaking on the Komuso Zen tradition of monks practicing shakuhachi [Japanese flute]. Preston is an authorized master in the Fuke-shu komuso school and has performed widely.
6:45 pm: Doors open
7:15 pm: Zen Meditation (zazen)
7:45 pm: Dharma Talk and Shakuhachi Performance
8:50 pm: Informal tea and treats
Monday evenings we sit one thirty-five minute period of zen meditation (zazen) and then conduct a brief service in the Soto Zen style which includes the chanting of traditional Zen texts. A Dharma talk and group discussion are followed by informal social tea and treats.